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Scared of std. Had sex nov 22. Sore throat but all tests negative. Just noticed painless mark on roof of mouth. Hot food burn or std?

Scared of std. Had sex nov 22. Sore throat but all tests negative. Just noticed painless mark on roof of mouth. Hot food burn or std?

STDs: If all of the tests are negative then you really do not need to be so concerned. A painless mark, is a bit ambiguous. Can you use a more descriptive word? I do not know of any std that would cause a painless lesion in the mouth. Some may wonder about herpes, but herpes is very painful and is a cluster of blisters. Syphilis can be a single lesion but it is very alarming looking. ...Read more

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Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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Why does my throat burn after havering fried food cold it be the oil just feels hot and scratchy what to do cold it be from the oil being to hot?

Why does my throat burn after havering fried food cold it be the oil just feels hot and scratchy what to do cold it be from the oil being to hot?

Food too hot: Do not eat fried food until it cools down for at least 10 minutes. Fried food retains a lot of heat and yes your throat is burning, for real! ...Read more

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Treating a Sore Throat (Checklist)

Stay hydrated
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Drink warm or cold fluids, whatever feels better
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Try acetaminophen or ibuprofen to relieve symptoms
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Avoid spicy or acidic foods
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Is it possible for you to burn your esophagus eating hot food?

Is it possible for you to burn your esophagus eating hot food?

Unlikely: Usually the food will burn your mouth. Unlikely to burn your esophagus. ...Read more

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I just went to a dinner party and my throat is sore from hot food. What can I do?

I just went to a dinner party and my throat is sore from hot food. What can I do?

CHLORASEPTIC: Chloraseptic makes a lozenge or a spray that numbs the soreness in your mouth and throat....You can gargle with the spray liquid to make the numbing last longer. ...Read more

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I swallowed very hot food now my throat is hurting it feels like there is something on my throat and my chest is hurting. What should l do please?

I swallowed very hot food now my throat is hurting it feels like there is something on my throat and my chest is hurting. What should l do please?

See doctor now: You want to make sure that the throat or esophagus has not been burnt so badly that it may end up scarring and causing obstruction, Rush to the emergency room now. ...Read more

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Since months i feel a light burning on the tongue tip and upper gengivas, sometimes intensifying as when you burn with some hot food.What could it be?

Since months i feel a light burning on the tongue tip and upper gengivas, sometimes intensifying as when you burn with some hot food.What could it be?

Burning mouth: If you have persistent pain or soreness in your tongue, lips, gums or other areas of your mouth, see your doctor. Your doctor can search for the possible cause or causes to guide treatment. Cbc, other blood tests, allergy tests, oral swab or biopsy, to determine appropriate course of tx, . ...Read more

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Is there a rinse to use in your throat if it gets burnts by hot food?

No need: No rinse is needed. Let it heal by itself. It the throat is still hurting a couple of days after the "burn" please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal for acidic (and slightly spicy) foods to make my throat burn and hurt as I swallow them ? I do not have reflux

Is it normal for  acidic (and slightly spicy) foods to make my throat burn and hurt as I swallow them ? I do not have reflux

Yes and no: Irritation in the throat still could happen even if you do not experience heart burn there is a big different between having reflux and experiencing heart burn you need to see your doctor to rule out any ulceration in the mouth or any breaking of the mucosa good luck ...Read more

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